A pioneer in propagating the technique of Phacoemulsification in India, he is also widely credited to pioneer the newest generation Femtosecond laser cataract surgery and has done the maximum number o ...
A pioneer in propagating the technique of Phacoemulsification in India, he is also widely credited to pioneer the newest generation Femtosecond laser cataract surgery and has done the maximum number of femtocataract surgeries in India. Dr. Sachdev has been honored with Padmashri award for his excellence in the field of Medicine by Hon. President of India Dr A P J Abdul Kalam on March 23, 2007
Mahipal S. Sachdev is an Indian ophthalmologist and the Chairman of Centre for Sight, a chain of Eye Hospitals in India. He is known as one of the pioneers of Phacoemulsification procedure in India.He is the co-author of A Practical Guide to Phacoemulsification, the first Indian book on the topic. The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri, in 2007, for his contributions to Indian medicine. He is the Chairman Scientific Committee of the Intraocular Implant and Refractive Society of India, IIRSI.
• SMILE Eye Surgery for Vision Correction
• LASIK & Refractive Surgery
• Cataract Eye Surgery
Cataract & Refractive Surgery
Professor Mahipal. S. Sachdev, Chairman, Medical Director of Centre for Sight & President Elect of All India Ophthalmological Society was honored with Padmashri award on January 26, 2007. In the year 2017 he attained Professorship in Ophthalmology.
He is a renowned ophthalmic Surgeon who is recognized for his expertise in the area of Corneal, Refractive & Cataract Surgery, both nationally and internationally. He is widely credited to be pioneer in India in propagating the technique of Phacoemulsification for cataract surgery and Lasik Laser for removal of glasses. Professor Sachdev pursued his medical education at the graduate and post graduate level at All India Institute of Medical Sciences.. He later joined AIIMS as a Faculty Member. In the year 1989, he took up a Fellowship at Georgetown University, Washington DC to master the latest in ophthalmology.
In 1996, Professor Mahipal Sachdev stepped out of AIIMS with a dream of creating a world class eye hospital. “Centre for Sight” is an outcome of that. Centre for Sight (CFS) offers state of the art medical facilities to the citizens of India at a fraction of the cost elsewhere in the world, affording its patients “Safety”, “Expertise” and “Technology”. It is today known as one of the leading Eye Centres in the country. It is truly a testimony to Prof. Sachdev’s spirit of enterprise a nd vision. Centre for Sight has been recently awarded as “The Best Single Specialty Hospital- Ophthalmology” from Times Health care Achievers...
- Fellowship in Cornea, Georgetown University.
- MD, All India Institute of Medical Sciences
- MBBS from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India's apex medical college.
Memberships and Positions:
- 1996 - 1999 - All India Ophthalmological Society Chairman, Scientific Committee.
- 1995 - 1996 - Delhi Ophthalmological Society President.
- 1993 - 1995 - Delhi Ophthalmological Society
- Padma Shri
- Rashtriya Gaurav Award
- SAS Silver Medal